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  Wu Long Tea in Guangdong province
The Pearl River Delta Plain and the Swatow Plain are the largest in the province.
Situated in the subtropical zone, Guangdong is rich in natural resources of sunshine, heat and water, with an annual average temperature of 19 (C°) -23 (C°) and the annual average rainfall of 1500-2000mm.
The Dongjiang River, the Beijiang River and the Xijiang River are parts of the Pearl River system, being the third longest in China.
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  Xijiang River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"West River") is the western tributary of Pearl River in southern China.
The other two main tributaries of Pearl River are Dongjiang River and Beijiang River.
Another Xi is a minor tributary of the Jiulong River northwest of Xiamen.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Xijiang_River   (114 words)

  
 Beijiang River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"North River") is the northern tributary of Pearl River in southern China.
The other two main tributaries of Pearl River are Xijiang River and Dongjiang River.
Bei River is 63.34 kilometer long and located in northern Guangdong.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Beijiang_River   (70 words)

  
 Guangdong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Rivers: Pearl River, which is the confluence of the Xijiang, Beijiang and Dongjiang Rivers from the west, north, and east, respectively
The plain is crossed in the west by the Xijiang and Beijiang Rivers and in the east by the Dongjiang and the Pearl Rivers.
Situated to the east of the mouth of the Pearl River, Hong Kong is a key outpost; it guards international navigation lines and is the gate to South China.
www.c-b-w.com /general/province/g20/g20.htm   (607 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Xijiang River
A tributary (or affluent or confluent) is a contributory stream, a river that does not reach the sea, but joins another major river (a parent river), to which it contributes its waters, swelling its discharge.
The Pearl River (珠江 Pinyin: Zhū Jiāng) is Chinas third longest river (2,200 km, after the Yangtze River and the Huang He), and second largest by volume (after the Yangtze).
The Li River The Li River (Chinese: 漓江, pinyin: Lí Jiāng) is a river in Guangxi Province, China.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Xijiang-River   (657 words)

  
 River diversion to curb salt tide
GUANGZHOU: Water diversion from northern Guangdong's Beijiang River to its western Xijiang River is expected to start in mid-January to control the severe salt tide, an official with the local water authority said yesterday.
Residents in Zhuhai and Macao, which draw most of its water from the Xijiang River, are expected to use drinking water with salt content to be levelled beneath 800 milligrams per litre within the upcoming days thanks to the diversions, according to Chen.
The Beijiang River, which was heavily polluted by cadmium, a toxic chemical early in December last year, has returned to a safe situation.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2006-01/05/content_509476.htm   (594 words)

  
 Ili River -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Ili River drains the basin between the Tian Shan the P'o-lo-k'o-nu Mountains to the north.
The Kapchagai Hydroelectric power station was built from 1965 to 1980 in the middle flow of Ili River, forming the Kapchagay Reserve.
Tamgaly, some 20 km downstream along Ili River is a site of (Click link for more info and facts about rock drawings) rock drawings.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/I/Il/Ili_River.htm   (164 words)

  
 'Backyard of the Pearl River Delta' at the forefront - Other Cities News - Cities & Towns - Newsgd
Located in the north of the Pearl River Delta region, the city of Qingyuan marks the juncture of the Delta region and the mountainous region of North Guangdong.
Nicknamed as the "backyard of the Pearl River Delta", the city is about 200 kilometres from Hong Kong or Macao, some 50 kilometres from downtown Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong Province.
The advantageous geographical location, the close economic and technological co-operation with other Pearl River Delta cities, the rich human resources and power supply have made the city of Qingyuan a priority choice for investors to shift their operations to.
www.newsgd.com /citiesandtowns/other/news/200611150034.htm   (619 words)

  
 Guangdong (Canton)
There are many rivers such as the Zhujiang River (Pearl River), which is composed of the Xijiang River, the Beijiang River, the Dongjiang River, the Hanjiang River, the Rongjiang River and the Moyangjiang River.
Guangzhou, located at the north of the Pearl River delta, is an important trading center as well as a busy port and the capital city of the province of Guandong.
Rivers: Pearl River, which is the confluence of the Xijiang, Beijiang, and Dongjiang Rivers from the west, north, and east, respectively
www.pacificislandtravel.com /asia/hongkong/about_destin/guangdong.html   (2216 words)

  
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Extensive sections of exposed river bank in various construction areas will be protected from erosion by use of geotextiles to protect the water from pollution; and he task of water quality monitoring should be well enforced in the stage of construction.
But in low-lying areas 500 meters from the river shore (the land protection range of water source protection area) and that protection measure should be taken to preserve water and soil.
Therefore, according to the newly Possibility report of Beijiang, the dredging sediments (mainly contain sand and scree) all will be used in the revetment or the refilling of areas between groins for the project.
www.enpc.fr /enseignements/Legait/projet/MEI-2004/Groupe-6/impact_chapter6_7.htm   (1496 words)

  
 Guangdong Survey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Pearl River is 2,122 kilometers long, the longest in the province.
It converges with Xijiang River, Beijiang River and Dongjiang River, and is the third longest river in China.
The Pearl River Delta and the Hanjiang Delta along the coast of the South China Sea are so fertile as to be famous as a land of fish and rice.
www.getgd.net /gd_surv/gd_sur1.html   (3251 words)

  
 BBC Weather Centre - World Weather - News - 11/05/2005 - Rain - as always, is welcome in moderation but not in torrents.
Man-made deforestation and river diversion don’t help but flooding is expected.
In Guangdong province last night, more than 2,000 reservoirs were in danger of flooding and three major tributaries of the Pearl River were also at risk of overflowing.
The water levels of the Xijiang, Beijiang and Hanjiang rivers, three major tributaries of the Pearl River, have all reached warning levels, threatening the cities along the river banks.
www.bbc.co.uk /weather/world/news/11052005news.shtml   (329 words)

  
 Beijiang River - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Beijiang River - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Bei River is 63.34 kilometer long and located in northern Guangdong.
This Mainland China location article is a stub.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Bei_Jiang   (99 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Pearl River water level highest for 90 years
The water level in the Pearl River is at the highest it has been for 90 years as surplus water from elsewhere flows into it.
With the flood water from Xijiang, Dongjiang and Beijiang rivers flowing into the Pearl River, the area has seen water rising to peak levels, according to data collected by nine water monitoring stations.
The Guangzhou Hydrological Bureau forecast that water levels of all the affected rivers were expected to subside to under the warning lines by tomorrow, as long as it does not rain too much.
english.peopledaily.com.cn /200506/27/eng20050627_192499.html   (417 words)

  
 Environmental Protection of Guangdong Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Water quality of 10 of them, which are Nanshan river, Long gang river, Pin Shan river, Dongguan Channel, Shenzhen river, Nianjiang river, Xiao Dongjiang river Maomin section, Xiao Dongjiang river Zhanjiang Section and Jiuzhou river, are worst and belongs to Grade Bad V, stands 17.5%.
From the view of overall, in this year water quality that is good are the main stream of major rivers and main stream channel in Pearl River Delta like Dongjiang river, West jiang river, Beijiang river, Meijiang river, Hanjiang river, Moyang river, Tanjiang river.
Of bad water quality are river sections in cities and small rivers that go through cities, the main pollution index are NH3-N, oil and aerobic organic compound.
www.gdepb.gov.cn /eng/2002-2.htm   (753 words)

  
 Channa argus
Introduced range: Occurrence of this species in the upper reaches of the Bei (Beijiang) River, Guangdong Province, China, is apparently the result of an introduction (Pearl River Fisheries Research Institute, 1991).
Dukravets (1992) reported additional introductions of this fish beginning in 1976 from the lower part of the Sarysu River, north of the middle Syr Dar’ya, followed by further releases into reservoirs of the Talas and Chu Rivers, north and northeast of Tashkent, the capitol of Kazakhstan, during the middle 1980s.
In the Amur River where the species is native and the Syr Dar’ya of Kazahkstan where it is introduced, males tend to be larger than females, with a higher dorsal fin, wider interorbital distance, and longer snout, postorbital distance, and upper jaw.
fisc.er.usgs.gov /Snakehead_circ_1251/html/channa_argus.html   (5010 words)

  
 Xinhua - English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Worryingly, the drought is gradually spreading to the prosperous Pearl River Delta region.
Water levels in the Xijiang, Beijiang and Dongjiang rivers, the three major tributaries of the Pearl River, have all fallen as the area enters its dry season.
Affected by the drought, the coastal cities of Zhuhai and Zhongshan, in the western part of the Pearl River Delta, and Guangzhou have reportedly been hit by salt tides.
news.xinhuanet.com /english/2005-11/01/content_3711817.htm   (307 words)

  
 Guangdong Province - Travel Guide & Tour Packages
There are many rivers such as the Zhujiang River (Pearl River), which is composed of the Xijiang River, the Beijiang River, the Dongjiang River, the Hanjiang River, the Rongjiang River and the Moyangjiang River.
It is warm and rainy all the year round, the average temperature ranges from 19 to 26 centigrade degree, the average annual rainfall is more than 1500 mm, the rainy season is from April to September.
Guangzhou, located at the north of the Pearl River delta, is an important trading center as well as a busy port and the capital city of the province of Guandong.
www.chinatravelz.net /china/Guangdong   (2020 words)

  
 Chemical Characteristics and Genesis of Major Ions in the Pearl River Basin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
According to water chemistry data from 1959 to 1984 at 109 monitoring stations collected from the water yearbook edited by the Water Conservancy Ministry of China, the chemical characteristics and genesis of major ions of the Pearl River System were investigated.
The ionic runoff modules in pearl River Basin are much higher than those in the other river basin of China.
The composition of major ions in the Dongjiang is dominated by the weathering of alumno-silicates stones and the ionic composition in the Xijiang is dominated by the leaching of limestones.
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 Guangzhou tours Guangzhou tirp Family Menus In Guangzhou-China guangzhou fair,Canton FairAbout Guangzhou -- canton ...
The eels are from the border area of the Pearl River and sea.
In the joint of the Pearl River and the sea, there are many water crab.
Usually the shrimps are selected from those in Beijiang River and Xijiang River.
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 Hundreds of Cargo Ships Jammed on Beijiang River
More than 400 cargo ships have been stranded in a 10-day traffic jam in a section of the Beijiang River near Lunzhou Village, Qingyuan City in Guangdong Province, the Yangcheng Evening News reported Tuesday.
According to workers dredging the river to clear the way, apart from the early arrival of the dry season this year, big ships which ran aground trying to pass were also behind the jam.
The village, located on a 2.5-square-kilometer island in the river, has 1,600 residents.
www.china.org.cn /english/MATERIAL/71179.htm   (205 words)

  
 Beijiang River - China-related Topics BE-BH - China-Related Topics
"North River") is the northern tributary of Pearl River (China)Pearl River in southern China.
The other two main tributaries of Pearl River are Xijiang River and Dongjiang River.
Bei River is 63.34andnbsp;kilometer long and located in northern Guangdong.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Beijiang_River   (134 words)

  
 Xijiang River - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Xijiang River - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This page was last modified 15:39, 28 May 2005.
Xijiang River, Tributaries, Towns along the river include and See also.
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Xi_Jiang   (153 words)

  
 People's Daily Online -- Drought hits Beijiang River in Guangdong
A farmer walks on the dried-up bed of the Beijiang River in Qingyuan City, south China's Guangdong Province, Oct. 10, 2006.
A drought in Qingyuan has caused low water level of the Beijiang River.
Ships ground in shallow water of the Beijiang River in Qingyuan City, south China's Guangdong Province, Oct. 10, 2006.
english.people.com.cn /200610/11/eng20061011_310873.html   (79 words)

  
 Guangdong drought worsening
The water levels of the Xijiang, Beijiang, Dongjiang and Hanjiang rivers, the four major tributaries of the Pearl River, have reached their lowest points in 50 years.
The average flows of the Pearl River's tributaries have witnessed a reduction of 50 per cent from corresponding months of last year.
In addition to rural areas in the province's western, eastern and northern parts, the drought has also spread to the prosperous cities of Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Foshan and Jiangmen in the Pearl River Delta.
www2.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2004-11/08/content_389403.htm   (565 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | China Floods: 97 Deaths and 1.4 Million Evacuated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
According to a June 23 AFP report from Beijing, at least 97 have died and 60 are missing this week due to flood conditions.
According to Chinese media reports, Wuzhou city, situated at the confluence of several rivers in Guangxi, evacuated 20,000 residents after the Xijiang River breached its banks and floodwaters entered the city center.
The water level of the Xijiang River, a tributary of the Zhujiang River in neighboring Guangxi province, rose 26 meters, exceeding the warning level by nearly 9 meters.
english.epochtimes.com /news/5-6-28/29914.html   (492 words)

  
 Xijiang River Tributaries Postal System Pinyin tributary Pearl River Beijiang River Macao Xiamen Lijiang River Zhaoqing ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Xijiang River Tributaries Postal System Pinyin tributary Pearl River Beijiang River Macao Xiamen Lijiang River Zhaoqing Jiangmen
in Yuecheng Town, north bank of Xijiang River, Deqing County, Guangdong Province, the Longmu...
There are many rivers such as the Zhujiang River (Pearl River), which is composed of the Xijiang River, the Beijiang River, the Dongjiang River, the Hanjiang River, the Rongjiang River and the...
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 Life of Guangzhou - Fresh Water Infused into Guangzhou Next Year
According to the Guangzhou Municipal Government, the "Two Streams and One River (Lubao Stream, Xinan Stream, Baini River)" project of the Beijiang River is going on very well and the main part of which will be completed by the end of this year.
In this way, the Beijiang River and the Pearl River (Guangzhou section) will join together in the coming year and bring 2.3 billion cubic meters of fresh water into Guangzhou.
Upon the completion, a whole water-directing system will be built up and the aquatic environment of the Shijing River Valley will be totally improved.
www.lifeofguangzhou.com /node_10/node_37/node_85/2006/11/15/116357330011131.shtml   (244 words)

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